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How to Block a Number on Android 8.0 And 8.1 Oreo

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Annoying by spam calls & text messages in android? Steps to block a number on Android 8.0 and 8.1 Oreo devices. After blocked unknown numbers or phone contacts, you won’t receive calls or text messages from that number in your android devices. You can add the maximum number to the block calls list in your android devices. Also, unblock a number on your android device using the same settings.

You can enable hide caller ID & Spam in android so if any unwanted calls or incoming call is suspected to be spam then Google will alert you about spam calls. Different Android devices have slightly different settings to block calls on an android device. Check out below given step by step process to block a phone number on android 8.1 Oreo.

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Step 1: Open the Phone app in your android Oreo 8.1 devices.

Step 2: Tap on Three vertical dots (Menu) at the upper right corner.

Contacts app settings in android 8 Oreo

Step 3: Select Settings.

Here you can see several contact settings such as sounds & vibration, calls, call blocking, voicemail, accessibility, caller ID & Spam, and more.

Call blocking in android 8 Oreo

Step 4: Tap on Call blocking.

Block number on android 8.0 and 8.1 Oreo

Step 5: Tap on Add a Number.

How to block number on android 8 Oreo

Step 6: Enter a phone number you want to block calls and text messages & tap on Block.

Now added number to blocked list and you can’t get calls or texts from that blocked private numbers in your android Oreo devices.

How to Unblock a Number in Android 8.1 & 8.0 Oreo

Unblock phone number in android 8.0 Oreo

Phone app > Menu > Settings > Call blocking > ×” icon of number you want to unblock > Unblock

Enable Caller ID & Spam in Android 8.1 & 8.0 (Google Pixel)

Step 1: Open the Phone app in your Oreo devices.

Step 2: Tap on Menu at the upper right corner.

Step 3: Select Settings.

Step 4: Tap on Caller ID & Spam.

Step 5: Enable toggle button of Caller ID & Spam.

And that’s it. I hope this article helpful to block a number on android 8.0 and 8.1. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. Stay and connected with us for latest technology updates. Don’t forget to check out our other android Oreo tips.

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